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BATH TIME

Every once and a while, we like to give the houseplants a proper bath. They get that inside dust/cobwebby accumulation over time, and they need a nice shower to clean up. It was fairly cool today, so we lined them up on the porch for their bath time. I like to separate them into sections for most water to least water, so they stay happy.

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To give them a bath, you just need a hose and sprayer. Set it to the gentle garden rain setting.

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Wet plants have the best colors. After you get them sufficiently watered/clean, let them soak up some rays and dry off in the air a bit. Fresh air is good for everyone. Then bring them back inside, and enjoy your nice, clean plants.

SAD PLANT DAY

Last Thursday, we had a healthy looking succulent plant. The decline was rapid. We believe that the plant is exhibiting attention-seeking behavior, and would be happy to hear any suggestions for stopping this behavior immediately.

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Previously, the plant looked like the below. He has been living happily in the same spot in our well-lit living room for 4 months. We are unsure what caused his current unhappiness. We plan on doing an in-depth examination later this afternoon.

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